Fresher GBV Case Worker Non-profit Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:         GBV Case Worker
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: GBV Assistant
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote
durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The GBV Case
Worker will provide day to day management of prevention activities and other
related activities in Rhino camp under the supervision of the GBV officer. You
will undertake all SGBV prevention and response related activities that may
include among others; training, awareness raising, forums with opinion leaders
and Focus group discussions etc. you work and liaise closely with GBV Officer,
Lead case workers on documentation of program activities as per the donor
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure 100% of SGBV cases reported access
    Safety and security on case by case basis during the project period.
  • Throughout the project period ensure that
    SGBV survivors are provided temporary shelter when further threats and
    risks are eminent
  • Provide basic psycho social counseling to
    survivors on a case by case basis throughout the project period
  • Deliver food and material assistance to
    SGBV survivors on a case by case basis throughout the project period
  • Facilitate and document medical referrals
    and follow up, including provision of transport and accommodation where
    necessary during the project period
  • Ensure linking of survivors for IGAs to
    Livelihood sector to reduce their vulnerability.Ensure 100% full
    Participation of community in SGBV prevention and response is enabled and
    sustained through the project period.
  • Conduct SGBV awareness raising and
    meetings on bi-monthly basis in all 06 zones.
  • Hold Bi-monthly meetings with SGBV
    Taskforce, watch groups, youth pyramid and Community Activists to assess
    progress and feedback on SGBV prevention and response.
  • Support bi-monthly meetings with Community
    Activists (CAs) in the course of the project lifespan.
  • Establish, train and support community
    peer educators
  • Establish, train and support Male Action
    Groups (MAGs)
  • Establish and support safe spaces for
    women and adolescent girls and boys within the settlements where they can
    share experiences, build support networks and relationships, strengthen
    their confidence and build their skills in income generating activities to
    empower them to have access and control of resources and reduce their
    vulnerability to GBV.
  • Train SASA! Community Activists (CAs) in
    Rhino camp in the course of the project.
  • Ensure that advocacy is conducted for full
    participation of community in SGBV prevention and response during the
    project period.
  • Facilitate community structures to
    participate in SGBV advocacy activities both locally and at district level.
  • Actively engage in the commemoration of 16
    days of activism and other international days on GBV as stipulated.
  • Proactively contribute to quality and
    timely drafting of weekly, monthly reports
  • Share daily updates on GBV incidents and
    risks in his/her area if assignment to the child protection assistant.
Planning: Proactively contribute to activity, spending and
movement planning
  • Assure that funds allocated to activities
    are used adequately
  • Assure that funds are used in accordance
    with all DRC / DDG finance procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) GBV Case Worker job placement should hold a University
    degree in social sciences, guidance and counselling or relevant fields.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working
    with vulnerable communities, basic needs and protection programming
    experience, and/or advocacy programs.
  • Professional training in Gender based
  • Experience in protection interventions in
    line with Refugees operation with wide Knowledge in SASA methodology.
  • Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
  • Proficiency in English (written and
    spoken) is essential.
  • Good communication skills and ability to
    conduct training and awareness
  • Computer skills.
  • Good self-organization and basic
    management skills.
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken by
    South Sudanese and Congolese refugee is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring &
    Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications including;
  • A cover letter (1
    page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how
    you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate
    CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your
    qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and
    contact details of 3 relevant references.
All applications should be sent to clearly
indicating position name in the subject line.
Deadline: 19th March 2018
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